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Due to the upsurge in cases of coronavirus, this year’s Festival will be virtual. We want to continue to support the ECFC Winter Boots for Kids program and do our part to keep folks safe. Bidding opens Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10:00 a.m. and closes Sunday, Nov. 29 at 1:00 p.m. Click the link below to visit the […]

It’s that time of year. Soon the snow and cold winds will be blowing in to Michigan. Please help keep our local children warm.

From Interfaith Power & Light, a religious response to global warming. Connecting faith, sustainability and justice Michigan Interfaith Power & Light’s mission is to inspire and equip people of faith to exercise stewardship of and love for all Creation. We offer practical ways to put faith into action by promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and […]

Using Zoom conferencing software, you can participate with other church members in remote meetings and virtual prayer services. You can join from a computer, a smart phone, or even using a regular phone. For all church services and meetings, we will be using the following Zoom meeting details. For security, Zoom now requires a password […]

The long awaited coffee cup/juice glass rack is here.  The rack will replace the kiosk in the Bess Fulton Room and also provide storage for people to store their drinking vessels for reuse.  The Green Team organized and encourages this project to cut down on the use of plastic and styrofoam at Coffee Hour.  Join us and share your story of your favorite mug.  This will be a fun way to learn more about your church family AND help the environment at the same time.

It’s been nearly 2 1/2 years since the church first purchased the next door bank property. Look at the progress we’ve made in that time. (Special thanks to Ramona Kime for the progress pictures.)

As part of the Open and Affirming process the ONA team has crafted a “Welcoming Statement for First Congregational Church of Charlotte”. The congregation voted Oct 27, 2019 to adopt and embrace the message presented in the Welcoming Statement.

Here’s the massive truth everyone is avoiding. In the 4th Century one enclave of Christianity made a deal with Caesar. They exchanged the teachings of Jesus for a mythical Greek Christ. Join us at anypoint in our journey with Curt into Historical study of Christianity and our faith growth.

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. January collection will be sheets and towels, February we are requesting jeans, especially large and small sizes. In March we plan to once again assemble shoeboxes of games, toys, small individual wrapped snacks for our “Shoebox Ministry”.  Shoe boxes are entertainment for children not lucky enough for a family vacation over spring break. 

In case you ever wondered, First Congregational has handicap accessibility.  From our Welcome Page: Both of our buildings are handicap accessible. The main building has a newly remodeled ramp on its northwest corner, and features an elevator inside the building. Parking for the church is available just west of the church main building in a […]